Archive: Jul 2008

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  • An unusual but successful threesome

    Jul 21, 2008

    Corona, the sole U.S. Army Corps of Engineers representative on MorAfA3n Air Base in southern Spain, wears two hats Aca,!" literally Aca,!" because of a unique partnership between three U.S. military branches of service. Officially, Corona represents the Navy Aca,!" the DoDAca,!a,,cs executive agent for U.S. military construction in Spain Aca,!" where he works as a quality assurance specialist for the $5.48 million Air Force housing renovation, the largest ever seen on this base.

  • Cultivating capacity-building in the Caucasus

    Jul 21, 2008

    The project, managed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, is a $445,000 school for children up to 16 years old. The school is financed by the U.S. European CommandAca,!a,,cs (EUCOMAca,!a,,cs) Humanitarian Assistance (HA) program. About $3 million in EUCOMAca,!a,,cs HA funds have gone toward much-needed projects in Azerbaijan,

  • FED, Humphreys break ground for new Soldier barracks

    Jul 21, 2008

    Article details the recent groundbreaking ceremony for four new one plus one barracks buildings at Humphreys Garrison, Korea. The ceremony was hosted by the Far East District, US Army Corps of Engineers and US Army Garrison Humphreys.

  • Flagship projects focus on troops

    Jul 21, 2008

    During the Wiesbaden-based 1st Armored DivisionAca,!a,,cs deployment to Iraq, the nine barracks buildings these warfighters call home are being renovated.

  • Theater Logistics Support Center-Europe celebrates its 10th anniversary

    Jul 21, 2008

    KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany (July 18, 2008) -- The Theater Logistics Support Center-Europe celebrated its 10th anniversary at Daenner Kaserne here July 15. TLSC-E provides support to force projection, supply, maintenance, distribution and other logistical functions for Army, joint, combined and multinational forces in support of U.S. Army Europe and combatant commanders, noted Maj. Gen. Yves J. Fontaine, commander of USAREUR's 21st Theater Sustainment Command, at the event.

  • Covenant dollars bring Hohenfels free services, more jobs

    Jul 21, 2008

    HOHENFELS, Germany Aca,!" Aca,!A"If the Army wanted you to have a family, they would have issued you oneAca,!A? is an outdated maxim rarely heard in todayAca,!a,,cs military.

  • Ceremony inactivating last finance brigade heralds change in finance support structure

    Jul 21, 2008

    SCHWETZINGEN, Germany (July 17, 2008) -- The 266th Finance Command, the last finance brigade in the active Army, inactivated here July 16. For more than two decades, the command, based on Tompkins Barracks here, has supported U.S. Army Europe with financial and accounting services. Aca,!A"WeAca,!a,,cre making history,Aca,!A? said Brig. Gen. Russell L Frutiger, USAREUR chief of staff. Aca,!A"Today marks the beginning of a new era in finance support.Aca,!A?

  • VTC links Soldiers, spouses

    Jul 21, 2008

    Staff Sergeant Wayne White, a trumpet player with the 10th Mtn. Div. Band, battled anxiety and excitement on his way to Task Force Mountain Headquarters. Once there, those feelings were vanished when he saw his wife, Susan. Aca,!A"It felt very good seeing her sit down,Aca,!A? said White, a native of Park Hills, Miss. Aca,!A"We talk every day, and we webcam, but they donAca,!a,,ct work nearly as well. This was great. It was so good to see her.Aca,!A?

  • Internal Links

    Jul 20, 2008

    Links to internal information for all U.S. Army South personnel.

  • Champion Brigade, week in photos, July 14-20,2008

    Jul 20, 2008

    A slideshow of images showing operations, living and working in the 401st Army Field Support Brigade area of operations in Afghanistan, Kuwait and Qatar.

  • In the spotlight

    Jul 20, 2008

    Senators Hagel, Obama and Reed visit with members of 2nd Battalion, 401st Army Field Support Brigade at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait

  • Soldier continues Jujitsu training while in Iraq

    Jul 19, 2008

    Sergeant Scott Sperling has been fighting in Brazilian Jujitsu since 2005, and now, he trains with fellow service members in the basement of the Multi-National Division Aca,!" Center Headquarters here. Sperling, a lightweight from Rochester, N.Y., says he keeps training for a simple reason.

  • Georgian Ministry of Defence visits MND-C

    Jul 19, 2008

    Major General Michael Oates, commander of Multi-National Division Aca,!" Center and the 10th Mountain Division, greets Honorable Batu Kutelia, Georgian first deputy ministry of defence, during KuteliaAca,!a,,cs visit to Camp Victory July 17.

  • Colonel brings Ranger ethos to MI job

    Jul 18, 2008

    It takes an impressive resume to command heroes. By objective accounts, Col. Robert P. Whalen Jr. owns one. At the activation and change of command July 3 of the 201st Battlefield Surveillance Brigade, Lt. Gen. Charles H. Jacoby Jr. called the Soldiers arrayed on Watkins Field heroes Aca,!" military intelligence specialists with real-world missions who Aca,!A"quietly and relentlessly work every day to defeat those who would wish to do this nation harm.Aca,!A?

  • A quick course in problem solving

    Jul 18, 2008

    Normally, a sergeant would begin his team-leader training in an EOD company by being mentored by current team leaders. However, because 787th Ord. Co. is new to Fort Lewis and still building its ranks, there are few seasoned team leaders to share their experience. So, company commander Capt. Robert Shefner decided to create a weeklong training containing 12 scenarios, including night missions, that his potential team leaders might see when they deploy next year. The scenarios tested their EOD skills as well as some other attributes.

  • Helping Soldiers Through Tough Parts of Life

    Jul 18, 2008

    HHC Garrison 1st Sgt. Paul Grosch remembers working with a supply sergeant who returned from Afghanistan and was temporarily assigned to the HHC Garrison staff at Redstone Arsenal while he helped care for his dying father. It wasnAca,!a,,ct long before the sergeantAca,!a,,cs father lost his battle with cancer. Then, two weeks later, his mother also passed away. Aca,!A"If you havenAca,!a,,ct lost a family member before, there is a lot that has to be done after a death that can really get to you. The death and all the other things involved with losing a loved one hits you hard,Aca,!A? Grosch said.

  • Commentary: Summer wasted on the young

    Jul 18, 2008

    ItAca,!a,,cs hard to believe that figuring out how to fill a summer could ever be a problem. Look around you. There is so much to do you could never get to it in a dozen summers. ItAca,!a,,cs just a matter of prying your way outside and doing it. To borrow a cliche, youth is wasted on the young.

  • Joint basing working groups shift gears

    Jul 18, 2008

    The screeching sound coming from McChord Air Force Base last week might have been the rubber from tires of something other than a C-17 Globemaster aircraft meeting the tarmac. The members of joint Army and Air Force working groups met July 8 for the effective, if not official, passing of responsibility for the Joint Basing planning process to them. Joint Base Lewis-McChord will be one of 12 joint bases that result from the merging of what is currently 26 installations among all military services.

  • Alternative forms of transportation make high cost of gas more bearable

    Jul 18, 2008

    For many, the rising cost of gas is making the daily commute even more frustrating than usual. But there are choices for Soldiers and civilian employees on Fort Lewis.

  • Setting Example by Being All He Can Be

    Jul 18, 2008

    Aca,!A"Raise UpAca,!A? is the motto of HHC 59th. When each Soldier shouts the motto in the morning formations before the start of physical training, it is a verbal reminder to each Soldier to work hard, do the best they can and to go above and beyond 59thAca,!a,,cs and the ArmyAca,!a,,cs standards. For Staff Sgt. Anthony Marvan, a member of HHC and instructor-AIT squad leader to Charlie Company, Aca,!A"Raise UpAca,!A? is more than just a motto -- itAca,!a,,cs a way of life. Marvan recently competed in and won Redstone ArsenalAca,!a,,cs Post NCO of the Year competition, placing him in the spotlight of lower enlisted Soldiers and trainee Soldiers as a true leader one can look up to.

  • IMCOM 2008 Soldier and NCO of the Year Competition

    Jul 18, 2008

    Slide show about NCOs and Soldiers from Installation Management Command regions competing in the Soldier and NCO of the Year competition July 14-17, 2008, at Fort AP Hill, Va.

  • Chief says Army needs to replicate Bliss PTSD program

    Jul 18, 2008

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. George Casey visited Fort Bliss July 13 and said that an innovative program there to treat post-traumatic stress disorders ought to be replicated at other locations across the Army.

  • Soldier re-enlists in Iraq while spouse enlists here

    Jul 18, 2008

    Any deployed Soldier would probably love for his wife to be able to watch via video teleconference as he re-enlists in the Army. But few would envision what happened during a July 3 re-enlistment VTC for a Fort Drum Soldier in Iraq.

  • Trading boots for high heels: Fort Drum Soldier vies for national pageant title

    Jul 18, 2008

    When this Fort Drum Soldier takes off her boots at the end of the work day, it would not be unusual for her to let her hair down, put on a pair of high heels and practice her interview skills.

  • War of 1812 hero reburied at Congressional Cemetery

    Jul 18, 2008

    Maj. Gen. Alexander Macomb, who won acclaim during the War of 1812 and who served as the second commanding general of the Army from 1828 until his death in 1841, was reburied with his wife, Catherine, at the Congressional Cemetery in Washington, D.C., yesterday.

  • Fort Drum civilian employee earns top antiterrorism award

    Jul 18, 2008

    Anyone who lives or works on Fort Drum should feel extremely safe. The Installation Management Command has chosen John Simard, Fort Drum's installation antiterrorism officer, as the best antiterrorism program manager for all Army installations for the year 2007, winning his program $100,000.

  • Citizens Reminded to Vote this Year

    Jul 18, 2008

    In case you havenAca,!a,,ct noticed, this is a pivotal time in AmericaAca,!a,,cs history Aca,!" a general election year. And all you have to do to participate is vote. Installation adjutant general Ronnie McDaniel serves as the assistant senior voting officer for Redstone. Joe Winston, the GarrisonAca,!a,,cs director of human resources, is the senior voting officer.

  • Fabric repair shop makes fixes, saves Army money

    Jul 18, 2008

    Fort WainwrightAca,!a,,cs Installation Maintenance Facility fabric repair shop can design and fabricate combat uniform accessories at a significant savings to the unit, often providing equipment that does not have a commercially produced equivalent.

  • Lean Six Sigma tools revamp maintenance of on-post lodging

    Jul 18, 2008

    Fort Richardson, Alaska, uses Lean Six Sigma tools to revamp maintenance of on-post lodging and make more rooms available for Soldiers and families.

  • FRSAs: A Vital Link to Military, Families

    Jul 18, 2008

    Unit Family Readiness Groups (Aca,!A"FRGsAca,!A?) exist to help address these types of needs. As such, FRGs can be invaluable to deploying Soldiers and their families. Critical to FRG success, however, are the few who ensure that family support is coordinated and responsive. On July 14, those vital few, known as Family Readiness Support Assistants (Aca,!A"FRSAsAca,!A?), and other military leaders participated in a Town Hall Meeting, here, at Kalakaua Community Center.

  • New programs warn about mixing medicines, alcohol

    Jul 18, 2008

    With more than 12,000 warriors in transition across the Army, and many of them taking prescribed medications, officials said there is the potential for abuse or overdose of medications

  • Carlisle Barracks unveils new Army Family Housing

    Jul 18, 2008

    Carlisle Barracks unveils new Army Family Housing

  • Carlisle Barracks begins demolition of College Arms homes

    Jul 18, 2008

  • Army launches new Web site for 'Gifts' to Soldiers

    Jul 18, 2008

    The new Aca,!A"Gifts to ArmyAca,!A? Web site, launched Monday, is an online resource developed to streamline and process gifts to the Army that benefit Soldiers and Families.

  • African-American Civil War Memorial marks anniversary

    Jul 18, 2008

    Soldiers observed the 10th anniversary of the African American Civil War Memorial in Washington, D.C.

  • Ordway blazes new trail of discovery for USASMA

    Jul 18, 2008

    The U.S. Army Sergeants Major Acadmey is moving the Sergeants Major Course of instruction into the future with the help of thin client technology and a focus geared more towards educating senior NCOs about the opereational and strategic implications for the Army.

  • General Macomb Reburial

    Jul 18, 2008

    Gen. Alexander Macomb, former Chief of the U.S. Army, is laid to rest for the second time.

  • Army preparing for 26th Science Conference

    Jul 18, 2008

    The 26th Army Science Conference may be a few months away, but plans are already well underway for the event, a biennial gathering of Army scientists and the latest technologies revolutionizing the battlefield and the homefront.

  • Engineers building a better future for Baghdad

    Jul 18, 2008

    Within hours of being in country, the Soldiers of the 46th Engineer Combat Battalion picked up their tools and went to work on various projects around the city of Baghdad. The 46th Eng. Bn. is assigned to the 926th Engineer Brigade serving with Multi-National Division - Baghdad.

  • MP's actions in Afghanistan save lives, earn Silver Star

    Oct 17, 2011

    Equal parts instinct and training demonstrated by a military police team leader saved the lives of scores of people 10 months ago in Afghanistan near the provincial capital of Jalalabad. That NCO received the Silver Star Monday afternoon in front of his company and family.

  • Soldiers promote Army Values and professionalism through paintball

    Jul 17, 2008

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!" Every Wednesday night, a group of First Team Soldiers come together for a little friendly game of paintball that has slowly, but surely developed into something much more.

  • Army Successfully Launches Future Combat System Missile

    Jul 17, 2008

    The Army completed two successful tests July 14 of its Non Line-of-Sight-Launch SystemAca,!a,,cs (NLOS-LS) precision attack missile at White Sand Missile Range, N.M.

  • Delaware Signs Interstate Compact on Education

    Jul 17, 2008

    Delaware Governor Ruth Ann Minner stands with Army families at the signing ceremony of the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunities for Military Children at Dover High School July 17. With Delaware's commitment, as the tenth state to sign, the compact becomes active. States who have signed the compact will work on issues impacting military children in the areas of enrollment, placement, eligibility and graduation. Photo courtesy of: Lt. Col. Len Gratteri/ Delaware National Guard

  • Depot detects trace of mustard chemical agent vapor

    Jul 17, 2008

    A depot chemical operations monitoring crew detected trace amounts of HD mustard chemical agent vapor today inside a depot storage structure housing bulk containers.

  • Deseret to welcome new commander

    Jul 17, 2008

    Col. Gerald L. Gladney will assume command of Deseret Chemical Depot from Col. Frederick D. Pellissier, in a formal military ceremony Tuesday, July 22.

  • PM Small Caliber Ammo changes management

    Jul 17, 2008

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. - Management of the Office of the Product Manager for Small Caliber Ammunition changed hands during a ceremony here June 26.

  • Delaware becomes 10th state to ratify military Education Compact

    Jul 17, 2008

    Delaware Gov. Ruth Ann Minner signed House Bill 297 Thursday, making Delaware the tenth state to ratify the Aca,!A"Compact on Education Transition for Military Children.Aca,!A? Adoption of the compact in10 states was needed to make it operational.

  • Congressmen visit Ft. Bliss

    Jul 17, 2008

  • Staff Sgt. Colin Goldson quote

    Jul 17, 2008

    Staff Sgt. Colin Goldson, a food service specialist in Iraq

  • Air assault mission

    Jul 17, 2008

    1st Lt. Kurt Shingledecker and his platoon participate in an air-assault mission conducted by the 101st Airborne Division, July 3, 2008, in central Iraq.

  • TRADOC recruiting

    Jul 17, 2008

    The Department of Defense is seeking good men and women to fill the ranks of our military. Gail McCabe spoke with deputy commander of U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, where quality is as much an issue as quantity.

  • New Army parents to get more time at home

    Jul 17, 2008

    Military mothers of newborns, and certain Army parents adopting a child, will be able to stay home longer before deploying or serving overseas starting Aug. 1.

  • Company C, 1st Battalion, 4th Infantry Battalion Starting Out in Zabul Province, Afghanistan

    Jul 17, 2008

    Company C, 1st Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment recently replaced Company D in Zabul Province, Afghanistan. 1-4 Infantry Battalion, the dual-mission OPFOR at the Joint Multinational Readiness Center in Hohenfels Germany, has maintained a deployed company under operational control of a Romanian Battalion in Regional Command-South, operating in Zabul Province, Afghanistan, since July 2006.

  • 1st Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment Continues Mission in Zabul Province

    Jul 17, 2008

    Company D and Company C, 1st Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment conducted RIP operations in Zabul Province, Afghanistan. 1-4 Infantry Battalion operates as the Joint Multinational Readiness Center's OPFOR and has conducted dual-mission operations in Zabul Province since 2006.

  • Foreclosure: Garrison brings together experts on surviving the housing crisis

    Jul 17, 2008

    In southern Florida, U.S. Army Garrison Aca,!" Miami is continuing to partner with other public and private agencies to educate members of the South Florida military community who are concerned, in default, or facing foreclosure; to give them tools to empower and protect them so they can avoid foreclosure and minimize financial damage.

  • Living Memorial dedicated at Rock Island Arsenal

    Jul 17, 2008

    The U.S. Army Garrison, Rock Island Arsenal, dedicated a living memorial July 17, honoring the memory of Servicemembers Defense Civilians and Contractor Employees from Illinois and Iowa who have lost their lives as a result of combat operations in Southwest Asia.

  • PM Small Caliber Ammo changes management

    Jul 17, 2008

    PM Small Caliber Ammo changes management

  • Children Welcome

    Jul 17, 2008

    The new Child Development Center on Fort Myer opens its doors to children of the Military community.

  • Baghdad Patrol

    Jul 17, 2008

    In Iraq, Navy journalist Aaron Hubner met up with coalition forces as they swept the streets.

  • Gates Recommends McKinley to Be Guard's First Four-Star General

    Jul 17, 2008

    Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates has recommended the Air National GuardAca,!a,,cs director for a promotion that would make him the first four-star general in National Guard history.

  • Grafenwoehr 'walking the walk' on environmental issues

    Jul 17, 2008

    GRAFENWOHER, Germany Aca,!" The use of electric cars and a decrease in petroleum, oil and lubricant spills marked two major improvements by the U.S. Army Garrison Grafenwoehr Environmental Management System as it concluded its annual cycle.

  • Schinnen summer hires: more than just a job

    Jul 17, 2008

    The ArmyAca,!a,,cs Summer Hire Program is more than just a job for 41 students working at USAG Schinnen in the Netherlands this summer. The program provides a glimpse into their future with a clear roadmap that gets them there ahead of their peers, thanks to a professional development program designed specifically for teen employees.

  • Fort Lee Chaplains Focus on Team Ministry

    Jul 17, 2008

    For God and Country. ItAca,!a,,cs the motto that has served the U.S. Army Chaplain Corps for more than 200 years. With the 233rd anniversary of the Chaplain Corps approaching, this serves as a time to reflect on the role of chaplains in todayAca,!a,,cs Army.

  • Advanced Culinary Course Emphasizes Technique

    Jul 17, 2008

    The Advanced Culinary Skills Training Course, taught at the Army Center for Excellence, Subsistence, Quartermaster Center and School, is in the fifth iteration this year and is considered the big leagues of military culinary training.

  • Bradley Mechanics Keep Missions on Track

    Jul 17, 2008

    COMBAT OUTPOST SUMMERS, Iraq (AFPS, July 16, 2008) Aca,!" On a sweltering hot July morning, the Soldiers of Company B, 2nd Battalion, 6th Infantry Regiment, are hard at work on two of the company's Bradley fighting vehicles.

  • Thirty 49th Soldiers Reaffirm Their Commitment to Service

    Jul 17, 2008

    Thirty Soldiers of the 49th Quartermaster Group raise their hands to the oath of enlistment during a mass reenlistment ceremony held near the Group headquarters. Family members were invited to witness the ceremony on the parade field.

  • Security cooperation exercise Immediate Response 2008 begins with official ceremony in Republic of G

    Jul 17, 2008

    VAZIANI TRAINING AREA, Republic of Georgia (July 17, 2008) -- Soldiers, Sailors, Marines, and Airmen from the U.S., Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan and Ukraine participated in the opening ceremony here July 15 for the training exercise Immediate Response 2008. Following an invocation by U.S. Army Chaplain (Lt. Col.) Scott Carson, deputy chaplain for the Southern European Task Force, and a blessing from Georgian Orthodox priest Father Nazzare Guenetadze, Soldiers from the five nations paid tribute to each countryAca,!a,,cs national anthem as they stood in formation, symbolizing the start of the exercise.

  • NFL player reroutes vacation for Hohenfels youth

    Jul 17, 2008

    HOHENFELS, Germany Aca,!" The National Football LeagueAca,!a,,cs Simon Fraser tackled some pretty interesting questions during an appearance for the Youth Sports Tackle Football Camp held at U.S. Army Garrison Hohenfels.

  • Team with U.S. Army Europe's 18th Engineer Brigade surveys Iraq's oldest monastery

    Jul 17, 2008

    FORWARD OPERATING BASE MAREZ, Iraq (July 17, 2008) -- A team made up of Soldiers from current and former U.S. Army Europe engineer units took part in a mission in early July that used modern technology to map IraqAca,!a,,cs most ancient monastery. Soldiers from the 156th Survey and Design Team of the 94th Engineer Battalion employed state-of-the-art land surveying equipment to map the grounds of Saint ElijahAca,!a,,cs Monastery, a historical monument nearly 1,500 years old. For the battalion, deployed here under the command and control of USAREURAca,!a,,cs 18th Engineer Brigade, the project was something of a link to its own history. The 94th served in Europe from the post-World War II era until its return to the U.S. in 2006.

  • Yongsan CFC donations brings $15K back to family, youth programs

    Jul 17, 2008

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea Aca,!" U.S. Army Garrison-Yongsan earned $15,544 for family and youth programs thanks to donations from community members during the 2007 Combined Federal Campaign.

  • Army lengthens family time with newborns, newly adopted

    Jul 17, 2008

    The Army announced today, July 16, a policy change that will lengthen the current deployment deferment period to six months for military mothers of newborns and certain military parents adopting a child.

  • Iraqi Army, 1st Armored Division leaders see progress in security for Mada'in Qada region

    Jul 17, 2008

    FORWARD OPERATING BASE HAMMER, Iraq (July 17, 2008) -- The commander of the 9th Iraqi Army Division and leaders from the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, met here July 8 to assess the security of the MadaAca,!a,,cin Qada region. Maj. Gen. Jassem Nazal Qassim shared his thoughts on increasing the Iraqi forcesAca,!a,,c security capabilities with Col. Pat White, commander of the 2nd BCT. Aca,!A"No matter the operation (Iraqi security forces) are capable of providing the necessary forces,Aca,!A? said Qassim. Aca,!A"For any needs that arise, we are ready.Aca,!A?

  • Korea's royal history shines at landmarks

    Mar 4, 2012

    SEOUL - A visitor to Korea expects to see traditional Asian architecture. It is, after all, what makes this country unique to an American. In Seoul, there may be nothing more majestic and traditional than the five palaces of the Joseon Dynasty.

  • Korean palace takes visitors to storied past

    Mar 4, 2012

    SEOUL - Stoic guards and officials march to the palace gate with colorful robes and traditional flags flowing in the wind. Another day begins for the reenactors of Gyeongbok Palace in central Seoul.

  • Koreans celebrate culture with traditions

    Mar 4, 2012

    SEOUL - Hundreds of Koreans stand in regal colors to celebrate an ancient rite on grounds once traversed only by kings, queens and aristocrats. Each year in May, the Jongmyo Royal Ancestral Rite is a valued tradition in modern Korea.

  • Seoul aquarium offers underwater experience

    Jul 16, 2008

    SEOUL Aca,!" A thick acrylic wall holds back millions of gallons of sea water. Sharks swim by, giving an eerie look at the hundreds gawking tourists. ItAca,!a,,cs just another day at the COEX Aquarium. The aquarium is located inside the Convention and Exhibition Center Mall. The western-style Seoul shopping complex is home to a megaplex theater, book store, coffee shops, food court, clothing stores and the largest aquarium in Seoul.

  • Commissary extends early-bird shopping hours trial period

    Jul 16, 2008

    YONGSAN GARRISON Aca,!" Yongsan Commissary officials extended early-bird shopping hours through the end of August as part a three-month test phase.

  • Army cuts ribbon on largest child care center

    Jul 16, 2008

    Fort Myer cut the ribbon on its new Child Development Center July 15. This is the largest CDC in the Department of Defense and was built after 9/11 to house children away from the Pentagon. It's 50,000 square feet with three wings, 28 rooms, three playgrounds and a multi-purpose room. It has space for 438 children.

  • Training tool deploying for first time in August

    Jul 16, 2008

    A team here is preparing to deploy a tool in early August that promises to make training easier, more efficient, and more meaningful for units preparing to deploy to Iraq.

  • Fort Greely Garrison changes command

    Jul 16, 2008

    Lt. Col. Chris William Chronis assumed command of Fort Greely, Alaska, garrison on June 24.

  • 3ID command change marks milestone for returning surge force

    Jul 16, 2008

    Monday's change-of-command ceremony at Fort Stewart, Ga., set against the backdrop of near-daily 3rd Infantry Division homecoming ceremonies, marked one of the last milestones for the surge force thatAca,!a,,cs credited with helping to bring about a dramatic turnaround in Iraq.

  • DLI offers free online language materials

    Jul 16, 2008

    The Defense Language Institute has launched a new Web site that offers hundreds of Aca,!A"language survival kitsAca,!A? and other materials free of charge to deploying service members.

  • Briefings by CIO/G-6 Leadership

    Jul 16, 2008

    Briefings by G-6 Leadership

  • CIO/G-6 Organizational Chart [pdf]

    Jul 16, 2008

    G-6 Organizational Chart [pdf]

  • IMCOM welcomes new command sergeant major

    Jul 16, 2008

    The Army Installation Management Command bid farewell to its command sergeant major July 14 when Command Sgt. Maj. Debra L. Strickland relinquished her responsibility to Command Sgt. Maj. John M. Gaines Jr. during a ceremony at the Pentagon.

  • CIO/G-6 in the news

    Jul 16, 2008

    G-6 in the news

  • Long Knives take over for 82nd Airborne

    Jul 16, 2008

    CONTIGENCY OPERATING BASE ADDER, Iraq Aca,!"

  • 1ACB Makes Own Rain

    Jul 16, 2008

  • Pegasus 8 visits Aca,!A"AttackAca,!A? gunnery

    Jul 16, 2008

  • Bring family to work - watch stuff explode

    Jul 16, 2008

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!" ItAca,!a,,cs been a week and half of grueling, hot days in the field.

  • Vice Chief takes final flight

    Jul 16, 2008

    U.S. Army Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Richard A. Cody completed his final flight as an active-duty aviator at Fort Rucker July 11.

  • PM for Demilitarization leaves legacy in retirement

    Jul 16, 2008

    Project Manager Demilitarization Lt.Col. Brian Raftery retired

  • Picatinny's hidden gemstone

    Jul 16, 2008

    The Picatinny Commissary was voted best small commissary in the Defense Commissary AgencyAca,!a,,cs Eastern Region in fiscal year 2005. Some customers save on average 30 percent more than they could at their normal grocery stores.

  • Paintball course brings variety to outdoor recreation

    Jul 16, 2008

    New paintball range at Picatinny Arsenal brings variety to outdoor recreational acitivities.

  • Tee-off for Wounded Warriors raises spirits

    Jul 16, 2008

    Wounded warriors and congressmen hit the links together Monday at the Army-Navy Country Club for the Congressional Charity Golf Classic.

  • ARL Engineer is Finalist for Service to America Medal

    Jul 16, 2008

    An Army Research Laboratory engineer is one of 29 federal government employees selected as a finalist for a Service to America Medal by the Partnership for Public Service.

  • Coalition forces provide medical care in Helmand Province, Afghanistan

    Jul 16, 2008

    Coalition personnel provided medical care to local citizens in Musa Qaleh District, Helmand Province.

  • Evaluating the terrain

    Jul 16, 2008

    Soldiers assigned to a survey team from Task Force Castle survey a proposed site for a new observation post in Afghanistan, July 11, 2008.

  • AMC father-son team reflect on deployment, supporting Soldiers

    Jul 16, 2008

    The U.S. Army Materiel Command, the Army's largest civilian employer, is home to two men who've made keeping American troops in the fight a family affair.

  • DSTB celebrates three year anniversary

    Jul 16, 2008

    DSTB celebrates three year anniversary

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